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MOVIE NEWS:

May the 4th be with you! The casting news for the next Star Wars installment has been trending highly on the interweb. Disney, proud owners of the Star Wars Universe, have been busy getting a new trilogy to the big screen.

Star Wars
Star Wars

The good news is that some top class British acting talent has been cast with names such as John Boyega and Andy ‘Smeagol’ Serkis. Could the fact that Ford, Fisher and Hamill (Solo, Leia and Skywalker) have been cast bring back some of the original appeal the first trilogy had?

The news is that Disney want to make good on the very expensive purchase price of £2.5 billion for Lucasfilm. Expect to see spin off films, maybe Boba Fett will get his own movie.

GEEKY GADGETS:
How about writing that Christmas wish list for 2015 now. The Oculus Rift VR headset is rumored to have a launch date set.

Now owned by Facebook this gadget will change the world of gaming but open new doors to virtual holidays, training, education and conferencing. Dr G can’t wait to get his hands on a pair. Check it out at www.oculusvr.com

Oculus Rift
Oculus Rift

Comics:
Deadpool has always been a geeky favourite of Dr G since his appearance way back in 1990’s ‘the New Mutants’.
Head to your local Forbidden Planet to nab a copy. The final act of the Deadpool Killogy begins! Deadpool sets his sites on the ultimate target? Himself! Warning – contains over 700% of your daily recommended amount of Deadpool!

Deadpool
Deadpool

WEB GEMS:
Make out like a real geek and code it up like a boss in front of your mates at www.hackertyper.com. Just visit the site and start typing, anything. Hey you might just impress yourself with your new previously undiscovered 1337 coding talents.

GEEK LEXICON:
1337 or Leet is derived from the word elite to describe formidable prowess or accomplishment, especially in the fields of online gaming and in its original usage – computer hacking.

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